Kilchoan Blog

Our blog about everything from around the area

My visit to the Ardnamurchan Distillery

I am Jules from France and I was a cooper working in Alloa all of last year. I am now staying and helping John and Jacqui at the Steading. Being so interested in whisky John and I went to have a tour at the new local distillery just up the road.

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Fire on Rhum

Fire on Rhum

Big hill fire on the Island of Rum yesterday. The grass and heather are very dry just now and will easily ignite. BBQ bonfires and a cigarette butt thrown carelessly are all it takes to start these fires. Fortunately it is under control and no one has been hurt....

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Castle Tioram

We enjoyed a spectacular afternoon in lovely winter sunshine at Castle Tioram a wee while ago. Castle Tioram is a tidal castle. I've often visited when the tide has been too high to walk up to admire the castle at close quarters, or when the tide has been far out and...

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The Blackening

The Blackening

This unfortunate couple are enduring a ‘Blackening’. An old tradition, which involves capturing the bride and groom before their wedding day, putting them in the back of a pick-up, then parading them in a noisy and merry procession around the village while the locals...

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Cottage Breaks Scotland

We can offer fantastic cottage breaks in Scotland so whether you're looking for a cosy romantic retreat, a fun-filled family getaway or somewhere large and filled with luxury, you'll find a great selection of cottage breaks to choose from. Unlike larger agencies that...

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Coastal Cottages Scotland

Have you been searching for a cottage in Scotland? Here at Steading Holiday Cottages we have a range of picturesque coastal escapes to choose from. From cosy coastal cottages for two to fantastic family friendly and dog friendly cottages, we have a cottage to suit...

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Baby Friendly Holidays Scotland

What we can offer Holidays should be an escape from the stress of everyday life which is only possible if you're confident that you can relax. At Steading Holiday Cottages we know the needs of babies are very different and we know what will make a great holiday. We...

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Self Catering Holidays Ardnamurchan

Our self catering holidays offer flexibility and freedom for everyone, regardless of how many people are going on the trip with you if any. This is because self catering holidays allow you to eat both in or out when you want. We offer a range of self catering cottages...

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Dog Friendly Holidays Scotland

Have you been looking for dog friendly holidays in Scotland? If so you should come to us, we will welcome dogs to our cottages/lodges which means that you don't have to worry about leaving your dog behind or at the kennels. Many people think that travelling with their...

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